Archive for April, 2014

Society Establishes The Raymond Sawyer Scholarship

Raymond Sawyer (1924 – 2012) was probably the best-known British aviculturist of his generation. Learning his craft as a young man, he became a very successful exhibitor and later breeder of many difficult species. His large and varied collection and beautifully designed and presented aviaries were an inspiration to many younger aviculturists. …

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Autumn Council and Social Meeting at Beale Park

The Autumn council and social meeting will be held at Beale Park on September 13th, 2014. Details to follow.

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Summer Garden Party at Birdworld

The summer garden party will be held on June 22nd at Birdworld. Details to follow.

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Peter Stocks

We are sad to report the death of Peter Stocks on April 7th. Until very recently Peter served as the Society’s Secretary/Treasurer, a post he held for several years. Peter was interested in a wide range of birds, but was best known as an owl breeder. He had suffered from cardiovascular problems …

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THE AVICULTURAL MAGAZINE Vol. 119, No. 3, 2013

From the Chairman
Having been an aviculturist for fifty years – Part 5
by Bernard Sayers
Breeding the Cape Robin-chat Cossypha caffra
by Llyr Davies
News from Loro Parque Fundacion August 2013
by Dr. Matthias Reinschmidt
Half-ripe maize as an important supplementary food for parrots and parakeets during breeding and rearing
by Dr. Matthias Reinschmidt
An accidental experiment on nest and chick …

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